CRASH MUSIC To Release WACKEN DVD And CD

Crash Music, Inc. has announced that they have signed an exclusive licensing agreement with Germany's Armageddon Music to market and distribute the "2003 Armageddon Over Wacken" DVD and Audio CDs for North America. Wacken Open Air is a yearly metal festival held in the small farming town of Wacken, Germany. The festival started out 14 ...

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CALMSITE Release Full-Length Debut

Finnish death metallers CALMSITE have issued their debut album, "The Erector", through U.S. label Oak-Knoll Productions. In existence since 1998, CALMSITE had previously released three mini-CDs and two demos. The complete track listing for "The Erector" is as follows: 01. Recharger 02. Melting the Frost 03. Asskin 04. Stripped Stiff 05. Payment in Full 06. ...

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GOREROTTED Film Video For 'Only Tools And Corpses'

U.K. extreme metal lunatics GOREROTTED have finished shooting a video clip for the title track of their second album, "Only Tools And Corpses". Commented GOREROTTED singer Goreskin: “We hooked up with director Adam Powel because we were really impressed with his other work, in particular his Milk Productions skateboard stunt video 'Ill-Nation'. We shot the ...

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TAPPING THE VEIN Guitarist Joins KATE DOVELYN BAND

TAPPING THE VEIN guitarist Mark Burkert has joined the backing band of 18-year-old singer/songwriter Kate Dovelyn. Dovelyn's musical style is said to combine classic rock roots with R&B and flashes of punk "to create her signature new rock-R&B sound." In addition to performing with Dovelyn and recording the second TAPPING THE VEIN CD, Burkert is ...

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LAKE OF TEARS: 'Black Brick Road' Complete Track Listing Revealed

Sweden's LAKE OF TEARS have revealed the complete track listing for their new album, "Black Brick Road", due on August 30 through Noise Records. The follow-up to 2002's "The Neonai", "Black Brick Road" will feature cover artwork by Kristian Wåhlin, who has painted all of the previous LAKE OF TEARS covers except "Forever Autumn" (1999). ...

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ANTIMATTER Begin Recording New Album

Britain's ANTIMATTER, a group made up of current and past members of popular post-metal merchants ANATHEMA, have entered the studio to begin recording their third album. A late summer/early fall release is expected. Songtitles set to appear on the CD are as follows: 01. A Portrait Of The Young Man As An Artist 02. Legions ...

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HELLWITCH Schedule First Live Gig In Six Years

Legendary death/thrash metal band HELLWITCH will play their first live gig in six years at the Culture Club in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida on Saturday, July 24. Also set to perform are MALEVOLENT CREATION and DIVINE EMPIRE. HELLWITCH's current lineup includes original member Pat Ranieri (guitar/vocals), Joe Schnessel (drums; he started playing in the band in ...

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